Excel Users Intro into Python

Data Science can be an incredibly daunting venture to undertake. As time continues, what constitutes data science morphs and changes. However, in a scientist is someone who uses a proven logical method to understanding and ascribe meaning to unknown phenomena. A data science doesn’t have a physical library, pipets, test tubes. They have a collection […]

Tableau Prep Tutorial

Use the tutorials below to help you gain a deeper understanding on what Tableau Prep can do for your data, business and overall visuals. Follow each step in the tutorial of jump around to the tutorial that fits your needs.  Getting Started with Tableau Prep Go to the Tutorial Tableau Prep is a great tool. […]

Tableau Prep – The Profile Pane and Pivot Step

Introduction and Significance Exploring data is probably one of the first things a data analyst would do when dealing with a new data set. It is important to understand the profile or the characteristics of the data before you start analyzing and visualizing it. Case Study For this article, let’s use a hypothetical case study […]

Getting Started with Tableau Prep

Many data scientists have heard the line – “People spend 80% of their time prepping data and only 20% of their time analyzing it.” And now, as an overload of data becomes available, dealing with untidy data becomes excessively difficult. Cleaning data is known as one of the most tedious jobs in a data scientist’s […]

The Tableau Prep Interface and the Input Step

Welcome back to the articles on Tableau Prep. Today we’ll be discussing the interface of Tableau, how to use it, and the Input step In Tableau. The Start Screen and Connecting to Data When we open Tableau, we begin on the start screen. At the far right, we have the discover pane, which shows education […]

Best Power BI Courses

​Power BI’s user-base is growing daily. In just a few years, the adoption of Power BI into data productivity suites has exponentially grown. The team at Microsoft provides monthly updates that increase Power BI’s functionality and customization. ​If you are familiar with the field of data visualization, you would have heard of Power BI as […]

Seaborn Line Chart

Line graphs don’t have to be boring.  Seaborn line charts add a whole new opportunity to make your line charts stand out and communicate new insights. Follow these easy to follow tutorial on how to to create line chart in Seaborn. There specifics that will be covered are colors, style and error bars. The  fist […]

Diabetes Across the United States Dashboard

Data is from the Center for Disease Control which has health and disease penetration by state, county and city. This dashboard was created in Microsoft Power BI with two CSV export from the CDC that listed percentage of residents with diabetes by year and state.  No calculated measures were created due to the data having percentages. […]

Pandas Quick Start Guide

What is Pandas? Pandas is a Python library that used to read, clean, visualize, and process a dataset. Pandas uses a high-performance data analysis functions to manipulate data a structures  which called data frame. You can compare this to a table in tools like Excel. Learn Python with Codecademy. Master the skill that your future […]

10 DAX Most Useful Power BI Functions

The importance of data analytics and visualization has grown tremendously over the last 5 years. The terms Data transformations, Big Data, AI and Blockchain are discussed in every sphere of business including operational staff and c-suite executives. It is of paramount importance that huge data sets are visualized efficiently to give managers better insights and […]